Today Is Late Actress Moji Olaiya’s Baby’s 5th Birthday.
Today, March 17, 2022, Mariam Ashabi Moropeda, the daughter of late Yoruba actress Moji Olaiya, turned five years old.
Mariam was born in Canada to late Nollywood actress Moji Olaiya, who died a few months later on May 17, 2017.
Moji Olaiya’s mother has been responsible for Mariam since her death.
Sharing images of the birthday celebrant on Instagram, Moji Olaiya’s first daughter, Adunfa wrote:
“Happy 5th birthday to my princess… I love you so much my baby and I’m so proud of you. I pray That God will continue to make you a source of joy for me. Big 5 is finally here we won’t hear word today… I hope you have fun today Doctor Ashley. Love you”
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Moji Olaiya began her acting career with Wale Adenuga’s production, Super Story. She is the daughter of highlife musician Victor Olaiya. She appeared in a number of Yoruba and English-language Nollywood films.
She was recognized for her parts in films like No Pains No Gains, Sade Blade (2005), Nkan adun (2008), and Omo iya meta leyi, in which she played Ireti (2009). She was also in the film Agunbaniro. She was nominated for the Reel Award for Best New Actress in 2003 and won the Best Supporting Actress Award.
Olaiya married Bayo Okesola in 2007, but the couple later divorced. In 2014, she converted to Islam.
Moji Olaiya died of cardiac arrest on May 17, 2017, two months after giving birth to her second child in Canada.